Ross together with Alex is jointly responsible for Numis’ strategic development as well as the day to day management of the main trading entity, Numis Securities Limited. They undertake joint responsibility for overseeing the implementation and delivery of the business strategy. This is achieved through a combined collaborative and open management style for the shared purpose of promoting the business for the good of staff, shareholders and stakeholders.
As a former top-rated Equity Salesperson, Ross is an experienced stock market practitioner, and is very familiar with the needs and requirements of Numis’ institutional client base. As Head of Equities, Ross has day-to-day oversight responsibility for the Research, Sales, Trading and Sales-Trading functions, as well as sitting on the Board of Numis Securities Inc. Ross’ key skills include being highly numerate and analytical, holding senior-level relationships across our institutional client base, marketing our services to win and retain corporate business, overseeing trading and risk, and ensuring that the business is mindful of relevant regulation and works to the highest standards of integrity. Ross’ management style and transparent open communication approach has contributed to building successful, loyal and enduring relationships with both clients and staff. Numis is proud to embrace and promote these qualities which create a healthy and collaborative work environment which inspires staff to succeed.
Background and Career
Ross joined Numis in October 2008, was appointed Head of Equities in 2015 and appointed to the PLC Board July 2016. Ross graduated with a Law degree from Edinburgh University, before joining UBS as a Graduate in 2000. He was part of their No1 rated Pan-European Small and Mid-Cap Sales Team for six years, before spending two years helping to build a UK Institutional Broking business for Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander.